The theme of this year’s Centralia High School homecoming is “Greatest Showman.”
CHS Homecoming features all the traditional accouterments, royalty, a parade, a dance, a game and dress up days.
The parade rolls 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 with lineup starting at 12:30 p.m.
The game, 7 p.m., Friday Oct. 4 is against the Mexico Bulldogs. The Homecoming queen will be crowned at halftime. The Homecoming king will be crowned at 11 p.m. at the Homecoming dance in the CHS cafeteria.
With no school Monday, dress up days will be Tuesday through Friday. Tuesday – Clown Day, funny, clown-like outfits; Wednesday – Wild Wednesday, animal prints, circus themed; Thursday – Throw Back Thursday, organizers say the show takes place in the mid-1860s “but you don’t have to go that far back in time. Friday – Panther Wear, homecoming shirts or Panther shirts.
Throughout the week, other festivities include the Community Spirit window completion, to be judged October 2-3.
The flashlight parade and bonfire will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2 around 8:15 p.m, with a pep rally on the town square and the bonfire back at CHS.
The homecoming assembly will be 2 p.m. Thursday at CHS.
At Chance Elementary School, students will participate in a Homecoming poster contest. At Centralia Intermediate School, they will host a Homecoming door decoration contest and for the high school students, the parade float competition.
For more information, see next week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.